Home Building Floor Plans
All home extension designs are usually relayed to the client or building owner in the form of drawn
plans which may also include other details such as floor plans, elevations, sections, site and location plans.
Perhaps the most important element of any home building plans for understanding what is being proposed and how the
scheme will work will be the floor plans.
The home building floor plans will identify how each space is to be used and laid out for
constructing the walls during the build on site. These floor plans usually contain the most information with regard
to what is required such as electrical fittings, surface materials, heating provision etc.
The floor plans of the building can also identify the supports for other elements of the structure and how
they will be placed for structural analysis such as steel or timber beams, roof rafters, floor
and ceiling joists for example.
Many home extension designers work on the floor plans of the building first but visually interpreting the
external appearance within their minds eye. Other home extension designers will work externally on the
buildings elevations first and then layout the external walls and floor plans accordingly to suit the external
NOTE - These are general discussion articles